Posts for Toddlers to Teens

Midsummer

Toddlers to Teens October 21, 2019

At four, my daughter is confused about why we say it’s summer when school is out and June has come,…

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Tiny Rituals

Toddlers to Teens October 21, 2019

Tonight my daughter will sew her first pair of pointe shoes. I won’t be there to guide her, but her teacher…

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Nesting Dolls

Toddlers to Teens February 26, 2016

my children once fit inside me like Russian nesting dolls their dreams curled up within their skulls encased in my…

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Before Great Pain, a Formal Feeling Comes

Toddlers to Teens January 18, 2016

We decorate the living room, twinkle-lights strung across the ceiling from one corner to the other. Mechanically, we lift the…

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